Re: virus: Tad's rule #3a, b and c

Paul Prestopnik (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 14:24:16 -0400

> From: chardin <>
> To:;
> Subject: Re: virus: Tad's rule #3a, b and c
> Date: Friday, October 17, 1997 6:21 AM
> > >Tad's rule # 3c:
> > >If your quotations are longer than your text there is a chance they
> > >are not needed to understand what you say or that you do not
> > >respect your fellow list members.
> >
> > Addendum-
> >
> > They will also be ignored....
> >
> > *****************
> > Wade T. Smith
> If someone takes the time to type out quotations, they obviously feel
> that they are important. The quotes were not "downloaded" or "cut
> to give the actual quotes. If I leave things out, it is wrong, if I
include them it is wrong.

I dont think that those who ask for the quotes to be left out were refering
to quotes from external sources. In my opinion they refered to the quoting
the previous post. An alternative to reposting the entire previous "quote"
(post) is to <snip> as per my example of your quote above.
-paul prestopnik